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Orange County Judge OKs Laguna Hills Motel for Homeless People as Virus Continues to Spread [April 20 Coronavirus Update]

The County of Orange will finally get homeless people into a hotel in South County after an OC Superior Court judge looks unconvinced by Laguna Hills efforts to stop the county from housing people there during the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed 33 people as of Monday.

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